Author Archives: Sasha

Individual and Institutional Fundraising

Over the past six months, a greater proportion of the fundraising I’ve been doing has been institutional rather than individual. By “institutional” I mean fundraising from people who have been charged with donating somebody else’s money – whether or not … Continue reading

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Disney or Paris?

I recently came back from my first four-day vacation with my family at Disney / Universal in Orlando. It was a lot of fun. On our last day, I was eating lunch with my three kids at The Three Broomsticks, … Continue reading

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Those closest to us

Our friends, allies, the people who care, they are the ones who are most likely to say the little things that we need to hear. Especially the things we don’t always want to hear. Yes, we all crave more pats … Continue reading

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TGIM

“It’s almost there. Today’s Thursday,” I hear a fellow passenger say to her friend as we all walk off the train. Yet another person counting the seconds until the weekend. (At that moment, she had 115,200 seconds to go.) On … Continue reading

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Strengths, and Weaknesses

I got back on my yoga mat this morning for the first time in a long, long time.   I used to have a regular practice, but my days keep getting fuller, my kids are going to bed later, and time … Continue reading

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In case you didn’t get my blog today

A couple of people mentioned to me that my blog posts have started ending up in their spam filters. Seth Godin explained better than I could what is going on here and what you can do about it (below). I … Continue reading

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Don’t ask for career advice

Most of the time, most of the people you ask for career advice don’t know you well enough to usefully tell you what to do. Most of the time, they will instead tell you what they did at that time … Continue reading

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